DCFA Awards Night 2017


No Volunteers. No Grassroots Football.

Football in Derbyshire would not be at the level it is today without the outstanding work that all of our volunteers do within their local football community. They are the essence of grassroots football and give so much to the beautiful game.

Volunteers within football come in many guises, from the people who give up their time to manage and coach within their local club to the people who wash the kit and fill up the drinks bottles for half time and all that are in between. Without all of you, grassroots football in Derbyshire would not happen.

So whether you're just starting out as a volunteer or you've made a big impact on grassroots football in Derbyshire already, you're in the right place.

You can find out how you can play your part via our Volunteer Roles page, where you can start your journey, by visiting our Volunteer Opportunities page, as well as hearing from some inspirational individuals on our Volunteer Stories page.

So get exploring and find out how you can help football to grow in Derbyshire!

Get into Volunteering

Grassroots Heroes all over England play their part in making grassroots football possible. How do you #PlayYourPart?

Safeguarding and Welfare


Whatever your involvement in football, you have a responsibility to make our game as safe and enjoyable as possible for everyone.

This is particularly true if your role as a volunteer involves working or being with children and young people under the age of 18.

Find out how The FA and Derbyshire FA manages safeguarding nationally and locally. You’ll also find detailed information on the game’s safeguarding strategy, and how it applies to you.



DBS Checks

Keep up to date with our local safeguarding activities. You’ll find details of forthcoming safeguarding training courses and workshops, how to obtain a DBS if you need one – and lots of other relevant information.
Inclusion - Football is For All


Football is open and accessible for all